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library

li·brar·y

library

 
pronunciation:
laI breI ri
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part of speech: noun
inflections: libraries
definition: a place in a town or school where you can borrow books, recorded music, and other materials.
I spent a long time choosing a science book at the library.
 
similar words:
collection, stacks
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  book, community, learn, school
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The word library contains the following parts:
libr Latin root that means book
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-ary2 Latin noun-forming suffix that means a person, thing, or place associated with